Car drives into retention pond in Elgin

A car drove into a retention pond Thursday morning in northwest suburban Elgin. The car left the road and went into the water about 5:30 a.m. near College Green Drive and South Randall Road in Elgin, according to the Elgin Fire Department. The female driver of the car managed to get out on her own, fire officials said. No injuries were reported. Further details were not immediately available.

Man, 23, wounded in Englewood shooting

A man was seriously wounded in a Thursday night shooting in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. The 23-year-old was found lying the street...

Nearly 100 firefighters and a water-dropping helicopter tackle brush fire near Occidental College

Nealry a hundred Los Angeles firefighters, along with a water-dropping helicopter, swarmed a brush fire late Thursday in the hilly terrain above...

Woman killed, man injured when train strikes car in Melrose Park

A woman was killed and a man was injured when a freight train struck their vehicle early Friday in west suburban Melrose Park. The Union Pacific...

Bathroom joke on Packers at Public Safety HQ’s urinal?

It’s probably safe to assume that the prankster who put the sports-themed splash guards in the urinals at the city’s Public Safety Headquarters isn’t...

What would continuity mean for Mitch Trubisky, Dowell Loggains?

Adam L. Jahns’ “Inside the Huddle” column appears in game-day editions of the Chicago Sun-Times. Given the chance, Bears offensive coordinator...